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Land Said The “Only Exception” She Supported For Abortion Was To Save The Life Of The Mother.

According to Politico, “And she also said the ‘only exception’ she supported for abortion was to save the life of the mother, not mentioning rape or incest.” [Politico, 2/20/14]

Land Received The Endorsement Of Michigan Right To Life.

According to the Washington Post’s Plum Line Blog, “Terri Lynn Land: The Michigan Senate candidate appears to support Personhood and oppose abortion even in cases of rape or incest. Land has received the endorsement of Michigan Right to Life.” [Washington Post-Plum Line Blog, 5/19/14]

  • The Executive Director Of The Michigan Right To Life PAC Said No Legislative Candidate Is Endorsed By Right To Life Unless She “Agrees To A Human Life Amendment To The U.S. Constitution, Effectively Establishing Personhood From The Moment Of Conception.” According to the Washington Post’s Plum Line Blog, “Terri Lynn Land: The Michigan Senate candidate appears to support Personhood and oppose abortion even in cases of rape or incest. Land has received the endorsement of Michigan Right to Life. David Malone, the executive director of the Michigan Right to Life PAC, tells me that no legislative candidate gets this endorsement unless he or she is ‘pro-life with no exceptions other than the life of the mother,’ and unless he or she agrees to a ‘Human Life Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, effectively establishing personhood from the moment of conception.’” [Washington Post-Plum Line Blog, 5/19/14]

  • Land’s Spokesperson Did Not Reply To A Request For Clarification Of Her Position. According to the Washington Post’s Plum Line Blog, “A spokesperson for Land did not reply to a request for clarification of her position; I’ll update if I hear back. When questioned by Politico, Land did not mention rape or incest as exceptions to her opposition to abortion.” [Washington Post-Plum Line Blog, 5/19/14]